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Change of nationality
You should contact SFE (if you live in England). For Scotland it is SAAS:
If you are returning to the university where you suspended your studies to take a gap year, you should remain in contact with them. In the end, it is the university that decides your fee status.
Please check the UKCISA website. Look at "Becoming ‘home’ after the course has started":
I think you should qualify for student finance.